Research and Technical Libraries

Organisation, Operation and Services

By Meghna Dhar

Libraries are regarded as the backbone of any research organization and they help in the advancement of research activities in which information is the most important aspect. This book incorporates 15 chapters which deal with the basic aspects of research and technical libraries: history, development, resource sharing, networking, and automation. The book also examines the detailed activities, routines, and operations of different sections of research and technical libraries: planning, equipment acquisition, personnel management, budgeting, and finance. This book is written primarily for post-graduate students of library and information science, as per the syllabi of Masters Degree in library and information science. It will also prove helpful to teachers of library and information science, as well as other library professionals.


239 pages

Publication Date: 9/25/2010
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170006046